One Bad Mother

Biz and Theresa try to figure out why we can’t seem to solve our personal challenges the same way we used to, by making a plan and then sticking to it. Surprise! Turns out there are a LOT of reasons why what used to work may not work now that we have kids in our houses. Do we sense a recurring theme here?!?! Plus, Biz misses consistency, Theresa is still ruining birthdays, and we talk to Patrice Karst and Dr. Dana Wyss about helping children process grief, loss and separation with the new Invisible String Workbook.

You can find more from Patrice Karst on her website You can also follow her on Twitter @patricekarst and IG at theinvisiblestringinsta. You can find more from Little, Brown Young Readers on Twitter @LittleBrownYR

The Invisible String and The Invisible String Workbook are available now. 

Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold.

Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold.

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Show Music

Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (

Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)

Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (, avail on iTunes)

Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)

Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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